The Party of European Socialists (PES) must be producing the most amazing websites for the upcoming elections. Impressively, the political party shows spending of over €1m euro in the accounts of 2016, and 2017 (€592,233 and €447,035 accordingly). Factoring in 25% depreciation over four years, in reality PES has spent more than double that on its web projects.

By comparison, the biggest European political party, the European People’s Party, has spent €362,485 in the two year period of 2016-2017. The Alliance of Liberals and Democrats in Europe (ALDE) has spent €27,108.